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News and Content: Tuesday’s promotables; News preview

 

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TUESDAY’S PROMOTABLE FEATURES:

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DAILY QUIZ: Word Geek's word quiz I

ON-AIR TEASE: EXPAND YOUR VOCABULARY WITH THE WORD GEEK THIS WEEK!

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-205576" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzIwNTU3Ng">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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BIRTHDAY QUIZ: Six million candles

ON-AIR TEASE: WE CAN REBUILD THIS CAKE ... MAKE IT BETTER THAN BEFORE.

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-209933" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.boombox.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzIwOTkzMw">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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HISTORY QUIZ: Happy Bard's Day

ON-AIR TEASE: WHAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY? TAKE THE QUIZ!

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-209934" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.boombox.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzIwOTkzNA">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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CELEB SLIDESHOW: Highest paid TV child actors of all time

ON-AIR TEASE: ACTRESS VALERIE BERTINELLI TURNS 59 YEARS OLD TODAY. SHE WAS A POPULAR CHILD ACTOR, FIRST KNOWN FOR HER ROLE AS BARBARA COOPER ROYER ON THE CBS SITCOM "ONE DAY AT A TIME" FROM 1975 TO 1984. VISIT _____ DOT COM FOR A LOOK AT THE HIGHEST-PAID TV CHILD ACTORS OF ALL TIME.

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DAILY LIST: 10 most expensive dog breeds

ON-AIR TEASE: LOOKING FOR THE MOST EXPENSIVE AND TONY OF DOG BREEDS? BE AWARE, SOME OF THE MOST DESIRED AFTER BREEDS ALSO COME WITH A HOST OF HEALTH PROBLEMS THAT CAN MAKE THEM EVEN MORE EXPENSIVE THAN JUST THE UPFRONT COST OF A PUPPY. VISIT ___ DOT COM TO CHECK OUT SOME OF THE MOST EXPENSIVE BREEDS TO OWN, ACCORDING TO I-HEART-DOGS DOT COM.

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ON THIS DAY: April 23

ON-AIR TEASE: SHAKESPEARE DIES, THE FIRST PUBLIC SCHOOL IN THE U-S OPENS, WRIGLEY FIELD OPENS, THE ROLLING STONES RELEASE 'STICKY FINGERS,' COCA-COLA RELEASES NEW COKE, AND THE FIRST YOU TUBE VIDEO IS UPLOADED, ALL ON THIS DAY.

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LOOK AHEAD APRIL 23:

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NFL Draft begins

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April 22, 2019

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Also, please note the difference between odd news and talkers:

Odd news includes stories that may be weird, strange or bizarre. (e.g. Man named Bacon arrested in sausage dispute.)
Talkers include stories that may be trending or causing buzz, but may not be strange. Talkers also may contain sensitive topics that may be inappropriate under odd news. (e.g. Dad punishes son by making him carry rock for miles.)


TODAY'S TALKERS:

These are the most popular passwords
Two more states are dumping Christopher Columbus
Police arrest Florida man pretending to be a deputy
John Oliver goes long on the Mueller report
Ohio couple gets married at baggage claim
Kim Kardashian says she wouldn't buy her children's way into college
Kentucky welder makes homemade replica of throne in 'Game of Thrones'

Harry and Meghan could 'move to Africa' after birth of royal baby

Here are most popular passwords

Grande closes out Coachella with surprise Bieber duet

Luke Perry's final 'Riverdale' scenes air this week

Williams thought big 'Game of Thrones' sex scene was prank

TODAY'S VIDEOS:

Dog rescued from New York storm drain
April 22 is Earth Day
Students get sick on a flight to Boston
Earth Day: Malaysia is drowning in plastic
Woman gets stuck in door, dragged by train
Sri Lanka: Moment of explosion caught on camera
Deadly blasts put Sri Lanka on lockdown

Music Monday: Alan Parsons reveals ‘The Secret’

TODAY'S MEDIA GALLERIES:

On this day: April 22
Greenest states in America
 

7:30 a.m., News and Content: April 22, 2019

Check out the LAKANA News and Content page to find the current National News Top Story, National News Headlines, Daily Promotable Features and vertical content, as well as media galleries and quizzes.

The preview URLs provided in this content note do not point to your local site, but to our LAKANA preview servers. Please do NOT post these links on your site or on social media. Locate the promotable in your system using the title provided and then search out the URL for your site.

NOTE: We recommend you populate our content dynamically. If you choose to copy content into your local folder, you will not get the updated version(s) if that content updates.

 

MONDAY'S PROMOTABLE FEATURES:

DAILY QUIZ: Do you know Passover?

ON-AIR TEASE: TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF THE HOLIDAY'S TRADITIONS AND PRACTICES.

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-205570" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.boombox.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzIwNTU3MA">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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BIRTHDAY QUIZ: Heeere's Jacky!

ON-AIR TEASE: A HOLLYWOOD LEGEND CELEBRATES TODAY ... IN SUNGLASSES.

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-207485" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.boombox.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzIwNzQ4NQ">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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HISTORY QUIZ: So long, Mom

ON-AIR TEASE: WHAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY? TAKE THE QUIZ!

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-207486" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.boombox.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzIwNzQ4Ng">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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DAILY LIST: Greenest states in America

ON-AIR TEASE: WHEN IT COMES TO THE ENVIRONMENT, SOME STATES ARE JUST BETTER AT BEING GREENER THAN OTHERS. IN HONOR OF EARTH DAY TODAY, VISIT ____ DOT COM TO CHECK OUT WHICH U-S STATES ARE THE GREENEST.

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ON THIS DAY: April 22

ON-AIR TEASE: THOUSANDS RUSH TO CLAIM LAND IN OKLAHOMA, THE FIRST NATIONWIDE EARTH DAY TAKES PLACE, RICHARD NIXON DIES, FEDERAL AGENTS SEIZE ELIAN GONZALEZ, AND THE DEEPWATER HORIZON DRILLING RIG SINKS WHILE SPEWING OIL, ALL ON THIS DAY.

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LIVESTREAMS:

LIVE: Klobuchar/Peterborough Meet & Greet

9:30 a.m. ET: Presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar meets with local residents at a restaurant in Peterborough, New Hampshire.

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LIVE: Trump/WH Easter Egg Roll

11 a.m. ET: President Trump and first lady Melania Trump participate in the White House Easter Egg Roll.

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LIVE: Buttigieg/Dyngus Day

11:30 a.m. ET: Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg returns home to South Bend, Indiana, to take part in a Dyngus Day celebration. Dyngus Day is a traditionally Polish and Eastern European holiday commemorating the day after Easter. Buttigieg will celebrate with two honorary street renaming ceremonies and then make brief remarks.

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LIVE: Booker/Water Reclamation Plant Tour

1:15 p.m. ET: Presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker travels to southern California and meets up with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to tour a water reclamation facility in Playa Del Rey.

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TODAY'S TOP STORIES:

Man arrested after partially decapitated woman found in NY apartment
Harry and Meghan could 'move to Africa' after birth of royal baby
PSG crowned Ligue 1 champs; club pays tribute to Notre Dame
Rep. Seth Moulton enters 2020 race
Sri Lanka bombings death toll rises to 290
Memo possibly warned of Sri Lanka attacks
Chinese pig farmer's mini-movies are becoming a big deal
Fire-hit Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park reopens after $130M renovation
Ousted Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn hit with fresh charges
British aid worker killed by gunmen at a holiday resort in Nigeria
Two more states are dumping Christopher Columbus
Tesla investigates after car appears to explode in China
Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian, Iranian artist, dies
Police arrest Florida man pretending to be a deputy
John Oliver goes long on the Mueller report
'Game of Thrones' Episode 2 recap: Let's all sit by the fire before we die
Democrats wrestle with impeachment question
'Veep' imitates life with campaign collusion plot

TODAY'S TALKERS:

These are the most popular passwords
Two more states are dumping Christopher Columbus
Police arrest Florida man pretending to be a deputy
John Oliver goes long on the Mueller report
Ohio couple gets married at baggage claim
Kim Kardashian says she wouldn't buy her children's way into college
Kentucky welder makes homemade replica of throne in 'Game of Thrones'

TODAY'S VIDEOS:

Dog rescued from New York storm drain
April 22 is Earth Day
Students get sick on a flight to Boston
Earth Day: Malaysia is drowning in plastic
Woman gets stuck in door, dragged by train
Sri Lanka: Moment of explosion caught on camera
Deadly blasts put Sri Lanka on lockdown

Friday, September 14, 2018

TOP NEWS STORIES
Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina
How to help those impacted by Hurricane Florence
How Hurricane Florence impacting sports
Your Hurricane Florence questions answered 
Hurricane Florence: Mapping thousands of animal waste lagoons
1 dead, several injured after gas explosions in Massachusetts
Philippines evacuates thousands ahead of Super Typhoon Mangkhut
Paul Manafort and special counsel close to deal for guilty plea
FDA finds another impurity in recalled heart drug
Milwaukee officer fired for 'racist' social media posts
Secret Service to buy Harley despite Trump's support of boycotts
More immigrant children than ever are in US custody 

SPORTS POSSIBILITIES 
How Hurricane Florence impacting sports
Leafs scrap Lamoriello's facial hair policy
Seahawks sign Mychal Kendricks, who pleaded guilty to insider trading

SLIDESHOW POSSIBILITIES 
Update: 2018 hurricane season 
Hurricane Florence slams Carolina coast
Update: Most costliest hurricanes
Update: Biggest lottery jackpot 

CLICKER POSSIBILITIES 
'Fugitive' goat no longer on the 'lam'
Package full of marijuana delivered to radio station building
$1 graduation gift turns into lifetime lottery prize 
Wisconsin firefighters finish mowing man's lawn after fall
24-foot bong in Las Vegas 
Paddle ball world record attempt planned in Cleveland

April 22, 2019

LIVE: Klobuchar/Peterborough Meet & Greet -- OVER

9:30 a.m. ET: Presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar meets with local residents at a restaurant in Peterborough, New Hampshire.

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LIVE: Trump/WH Easter Egg Roll -- OVER

11 a.m. ET: President Trump and first lady Melania Trump participate in the White House Easter Egg Roll.

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LIVE: Buttigieg/Dyngus Day -- OVER

11:30 a.m. ET: Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg returns home to South Bend, Indiana, to take part in a Dyngus Day celebration. Dyngus Day is a traditionally Polish and Eastern European holiday commemorating the day after Easter. Buttigieg will celebrate with two honorary street renaming ceremonies and then make brief remarks.

SD-3

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LIVE: Booker/Water Reclamation Plant Tour -- OVER

1:15 p.m. ET: Presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker travels to southern California and meets up with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to tour a water reclamation facility in Playa Del Rey.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Winter Olympics 2018 

The Olympics are officially underway in PyeongChang and will run through the closing ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 25.

Reminder that all Olympic content will be published not only with the Olympics publishing category, but also with the keyword #olympics2018 attached.

Event schedule (all times CT):

Friday, Feb. 23:

Cross-country skiing, men's 50km mass start classic (11 p.m.-2:05 a.m.)
USA not expected to medal

Snowboard, women/men's parallel giant slalom finals (11:30-11:45 p.m.)
U.S. did not have any entrants in women's event and the only two competitors in men's event did not qualify for the final.


Saturday, Feb. 24:

Curling, men's gold medal (12:35-3:55 a.m.)
USA vs. Sweden

Speed skating, women/men's mass start (5-7:40 a.m.)
Heather Bergsma (USA) won bronze at 2017 worlds and Joey Mantia is current world champion for the men. Mia Manganello and Brian Hansen also competing for U.S.

Curling, women's bronze medal (5:05-8 a.m.)
Great Britain vs. Japan

Men's hockey bronze medal game (6:10-9 a.m.)
Czech Republic vs. Canada

Curling, women's gold medal match (6:05-9:25 p.m.)
Sweden vs. South Korea

Bobsleigh, 4-man heat 3 & 4 (6:30-9:30 p.m.)
U.S. teams are in ninth, 20th and 21st position after first two heats, so most likely out of medal contention.

Figure skating gala exhibition (6:30-9 p.m.)

Men's hockey gold medal game (10:10 p.m.-1 a.m.)
OAR vs. Germany

Sunday, Feb. 25:

Cross-country skiing, women's 30km mass start classic (12:15-2:20 a.m.)
USA not expected to medal, more likely Norway sweep

Closing ceremony (5-7 a.m.)

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